CICS Longwood strives to support students in any way they need to succeed, providing multiple opportunities, including evening school programs, for students to reach their full academic potential.

 

School Rating ?

Level 2 ?

NOT APPLICABLE

School Grades

3-12

# of Students

1,292

Governance

Charter ?

Faculty


Jill Cannon
Director

Lindsey Girard
Director 3rd-5th Grades

Jill Cannon
Director 6th-8th Grades

Maria Freeman
Director 9th-12th Grades

Hours


8:00 AM-3:20 PM
School Hours
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
HS Freshman Hours
7:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
9, 95W
CTA Train
Red
Metra
Rock Island District (RI)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
99.5%
Hispanic
0.2%
White
0.0%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
81.1%
Diverse Learners
17.4%
Limited English
0.7%
Mobility Rate ?
11.3%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Bilingual Services:

Yes

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

No

Refugee Services:

No

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Accessibility Level:

No/unknown accessibility

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 2 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
BELOW AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
SAT Average ?
786
CPS Average 962
5-Year Cohort Graduation Rate ?
85.6%
CPS Average 78.9%
College Enrollment ?
48.6%
CPS Average 67.2%

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Student Growth By Grade Level BELOW AVERAGE ?
Student Growth (percentile)
9th Grade (PSAT 9) Cohort
25th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Reading
66th
10th Grade (PSAT 10) Math
31st
11th Grade (SAT) Reading
12th
11th Grade (SAT) Math
37th
11th Grade (SAT) Cohort
3rd
0
50
99
Median
Student Attainment By Grade Level FAR BELOW EXPECTATIONS ?
Student Attainment (Percent Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks)
9th Grade (PSAT 9)
11.5%
10th Grade (PSAT 10)
14.9%
11th Grade (SAT)
3.5%
All
9.6%
 0
50
100
Majority of Students
This School's Average Score
PSAT 9 - 733
PSAT 10 - 796
SAT - 786
Progress Toward Graduation and College
Freshman On Track
School (2019)
55.9%
CPS (2019)
88.5%
School (2018)
75.9%
CPS (2018)
89.4%
 0
100
4 Year Graduation
School (2019)
79.6%
CPS (2019)
78.0%
School (2018)
82.7%
CPS (2018)
75.6%
 0
100
5 Year Graduation
School (2019)
85.6%
CPS (2019)
78.9%
School (2018)
83.8%
CPS (2018)
78.2%
 0
100
College Enrollment
School (2019)
48.6%
CPS (2019)
67.2%
School (2018)
60.0%
CPS (2018)
68.2%
 0
100
College Persistence
School (2019)
58.3%
CPS (2019)
73.2%
School (2018)
71.8%
CPS (2018)
72.3%
 0
100
School Culture and Climate Details PARTIALLY ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? WEAK
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? VERY WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? NEUTRAL
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? NEUTRAL
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? VERY WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students --- --- 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension --- --- 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions --- --- 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 91.7% 91.3% 92.8%
Teacher attendance --- --- 94.7%
1 Year Dropout Rate 3.1% 0.5% 6.0%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 67.4% 81.4%
Teachers 74.1% 78.5%
Parents --- ---

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

General Education

Deadline:  Dec 11, 2020
Grades Served: Entry Grade 9
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students currently enrolled in the school's eighth grade will have a guaranteed offer to this program.

Students who are not currently enrolled in the school are randomly selected by computerized lottery. The lottery isconducted in the following order: students currently enrolled in one of the following CICS schools: Avalon, Basil, Bucktown, Irving Park, Longwood, Prairie, Washington Park, West Belden, or Wrightwood; sibling; general.
Round 1 Application Information (2020-2021 School Year)
  • Number of applicants: 547
  • Number of offers: 79
How to Apply
Access online high school application or paper high school application at go.cps.edu.
In-School Programs   ?
  • AP (7) 
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Community School 
College and Career
  • ACT/SAT Prep Courses 
  • Career Development 
  • College Tours 
Creative
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Dance 
  • Drama 
  • Drawing 
  • Painting 
  • Theater 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
Life and Leadership
  • Boys/Girls Student Clubs 
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Peace Circles 
  • Peer Jury 
  • Peer Mentors 
  • Restorative Justice 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
  • Student Ambassadors 
  • Student Council/Government 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Enrichment Classes 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Financial Literacy Workshops 
  • Meeting Space For Parent Groups 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Supporting your Student Workshops/Programs 
Scholastic
  • Advanced Placement 
  • Algebra 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Evening School 
  • History Club 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Summer School 
  • Tutoring 
  • Virtual Learning/Online Courses 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Baseball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Bowling 
  • Boys’ Cross Country 
  • Boys’ Track 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Dance 
  • Football 
  • Girls in the Game 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Cross Country 
  • Girls’ Softball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Softball 
  • Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
High School Progress Report - English 2019
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
School Quality Rating Report 2018
High School Progress Report - English 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2018
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
High School Progress Report - English 2017
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
High School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
High School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
High School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
FY18 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2018
FY17 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2017
FY16 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2016
FY15 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2015
FY14 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2014
FY13 Financial and Compliance Scorecard 2013
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2018
Asbestos Inspection Report 2019
Asbestos Inspection Report 2013
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2019
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2018
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2017
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2018
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